Monthly Archives: May 2008

Chip Taylor/Carrie Rodriguez – Ruhr

This live set features an especially outstanding back-up band. Festival curator and virtuoso jazz guitarist Bill Frisell joins Greg Leisz on steel guitar and...

Lucky Tomblin – Red Hot From Blue Rock

Another surefire batch of songs with great pickin' by the amazing Redd Volkaert and John Reed, many of these songs fit into the honky-tonk...

Steve Khan – Borrowed Time

Steve Khan once again proves he's among the top guitarists of his generation. Khan has always been a fine composer and writer, but here...

Wilco – Sky Blue Sky

The most guitar-heavy album yet from Wilco has Jeff Tweedy, Nels Cline, and Pat Sansone weaving parts like insane musical tailors. A perfect example...

Scott Biram – Graveyard Shift

Scott Biram is one of those musicians - like Lightnin' Hopkins with a bent toward heavy metal, or Red Simpson meets Tom Waits. Or...

Pink Floyd – Meddle: A Classic Album Under Review

Pink Floyd on DVD Meddle: A Classic Album Under Review analyzes this pivotal Pink Floyd record from 1971. Released two years before the mega-success of...

Randy Kohrs – Old Photograph

Randy Kohrs' life story reads like a Nashville fairy tale. He came to town in 1994 and played dobro behind Hank Williams III, Tom...

Jake Shimabukuro – Hula Girls

Just as he did with his incredible solo version of George Harrison's "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" on his 2006 CD, Gently Weeps, this 31-year-old ukulele...

Grant Green – His Majesty King Funk

It's been awhile since we saw and heard any vinyl, but these welcome guitar releases come courtesy of the fine folks at Sundazed. The...

Bob Seger – Face The Promise

Anyone who saw Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band's Letterman appearance several weeks ago can attest that he's lost none of his power...
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